Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2000
James J. Heckman, Daniel L. McFadden

Share this:

Prize Lecture

Microdata, Heterogeneity and the Evaluation of Public Policy

James J. Heckman held his Prize Lecture December 8, 2000, at Aula Magna, Stockholm University. He was presented by Lars E.O. Svensson, Chairman of the Prize Committee.

See a Video of the Prize Lecture
4 min.
Prize Lecture
61 min.

Read the Prize Lecture
Pdf 2.14 MB
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2000

From Nobel Lectures, Economics 1996-2000, Editor Torsten Persson, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, 2003

To read the text you need Acrobat Reader.


Share this:
To cite this page
MLA style: "James J. Heckman - Prize Lecture: Microdata, Heterogeneity and the Evaluation of Public Policy". Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 21 Dec 2014. <>


Find out if all countries in the world gain on trading.


All you want to know about the Prize in Economic Sciences!


This Prize was established in memory of Alfred Nobel.